DIY: Fried Eggs – Pretend Food for Pretend Play in Little Kitchens and Grocery Shops
DIY: Fast and Simple Decoration for an Italian Evening a.k.a. Italian Flag Coaster, Basil Can Centre Piece, and Mafia-Like-Mustaches-On-A-Stick
|My charity of choice, Pedal Powers, regularly runs Quiz and/ or Dinner Nights to gain funding. This time, and on very short notice, I was put in charge with decorations. Here’s what I came up with – Italian Flag Coaster, Basil Can Centre Piece, and Mafia-Like-Mustaches-On-A-Stick for the entertainment.|
Food: Focaccia with in Red Wine Caramelized Onions
|Yesterday my charity of choice, Pedal Power Cardiff, hosted an Italian Quiz Night to raise funds “to make cycling accessible to all”. With no time for shopping left, I baked Focaccia. Not only is it easy and fast to make, even in large badges, but also because it is forgiving when it comes to toppings. All I had were onions, red wine and garlic.|
DIY: Fabric Baskets to Organize your Chaos, e.g. in Draws
Even after 10 years, I’m still in love with my Hemnes, Ikea’s finest chest of drawers. Except at 8 o’clock, when I’m already running late and desperately trying to find the matching pants to my chosen bra of the day. After 10 years, it was time I do something about it.
On my return flight from glitzy Las Vegas, I’ve been watching the Israeli drama Footnote. It’s about the competitiveness of a father and son, both teaching the Talmud at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. While the son, Uriel, has successfully published several books; his father, Eliezer, is longing for recognition. When the Minister of Eduction announces this year’s winner of Israel Prize, the troubled relationship becomes public.
Food: Sweet Paschal Lamb
|The baking marathon continues with this sweet Paschal lamb.|
Food: Fried Eggs for Easter a.k.a. Buiskuits with Jam
|Kids would do anything for a buiskuit. And so would I. In time for Easter, my local kitchen supplier had reduced the egg shaped cookie cutters. I took it as a sign from above – my kids bedroom – and whipped up a few Fried Eggs.|
DIY: Pot of Gold
|No St. Patrick’s Day decoration is complete without the pot of gold. In absense of the real deal we’ve substituted it with bright, yellow crepe paper and let the sunshine work it’s magic.|
DIY: Leprechaun Trap